4 June 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-505 captured after suffering damaged. Later commissioned into the US Navy.

Pacific

Australian troops land on Karkar Island, in the Bismarck Sea

Italy

5th Army enters Rome. Kesselring proposes that the city be declared "open".

Western Front

Poor weather forces Eisenhower to postpone the D-day invasion by one day


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 4 June 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_06_03.html
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